We are seeking a highly-motivated, self-starting individual to be part of a 15 member team that supports Northern Trusts registered broker-dealer/investment advisor subsidiary; Northern Trust Securities, Inc. Broad based broker-dealer experience is required. Knowledge of Regulation D private placements is highly desired. Experience with options, futures, swaps and other derivative instruments would be a plus.
1. Provide day to day advice and counsel to management, product, sales, marketing, portfolio management, risk, and compliance staff;
2. Draft, negotiate and review various types of legal agreements and regulatory documents;
3. Keep abreast of new laws, regulations, and industry trends in assigned areas of responsibility; and
4. Act as legal advisor to in-house committees and participate in industry groups.
5. Serve as Corporate Secretary.
Qualifications – External
Candidates should have 5+ years of experience working in a major law firm or in-house practice in relevant areas.
Ability to work cooperatively with all levels of management
Ability to exercise high quality legal analysis and practical judgment, to spot issues and develop appropriate solutions
Ability to interact with and advise on a wide range of asset management issues
Very good communication skills and ability to demonstrate good teamwork both within the Legal Department and with business partners
Ability to manage outside counsel relationships
Interest in getting involved in other emerging legal matters
Must be licensed to practice in the State of Illinois (will consider outside state of IL)
About Northern Trust:
Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the worlds most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.
Working with Us:
As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!